AFFR Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam - dates, locations

AFFR Architecture Film Festival RotterdamAFFR Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam
The AFFR is a must for all lovers of architecture and cinema. For over a decade, Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam has delighted its visitors with cinematic portraits, critical essays as well as hilarious reflections on city and architecture.

Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2020

The 2020 edition of AFFR will take place from 7 to 11 October 2020. On Wednesday 7 October, the 12th edition of AFFR will kick off with the opening film. After the film, there is a Q & A with the maker. In 2020, the AFFR theme is 'Guilty Architecture.'
Taking Guilty Architecture as its theme, AFFR goes in search of the moral dilemmas of our time with a critical selection of films and documentaries about the city and architecture. The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically exposed the vulnerability of life on earth, challenging architecture, urban design and our relationship with nature.
AFFR 2020 also includes new venues such as the Conny Janssen Danst studio and a Drive-In Cinema at RDM Rotterdam. AFFR will of course implement the necessary Covid-19 safety protocols. Due to social distancing recommendations, the number of tickets will be reduced to 35%. That means that the number of seats is limited, so make sure to book your tickets in time!
Interested? Check out the AFFR 2020 programme. This year's programme includes films from Qatar, The United States, Finland, Germany, Turkey, Italy and many more locations.

AFFR 2020 Goes Live!

If you’re too late for a ticket, don’t panic: we’ll be live-streaming the best films and exciting events on AFFR LIVE. AFFR goes live with a wide-ranging selection of intriguing films about the city and architecture, accompanied by introductions by experts, talks with filmmakers and discussions with the people behind the films.

About AFFR

The Rotterdam Architecture Film Festival investigates the relationship between film, city and architecture. In the past decade, AFFR has grown into a leading international platform for films about architecture, urban development and the built environment. The festival is firmly rooted in Rotterdam's cultural circuit, it enjoys great national fame and it has an enormous international network. AFFR not only brings together a broad audience from Rotterdam, but also city lovers, students, researchers, designers and film-makers from the rest of the world, who will discuss the present, past and future of the city with each other.

The foundation Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) was founded in 2000. That year, the first architecture film festival was organized. It wasn't just the first in Rotterdam, but the first of its kind in the world. Full editions followed in 2001 and 2003. In 2007 AFFR made a fresh start and in 2009 the festival expanded considerably in both visitor numbers and breadth of programming.

Event details

AFFR Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2020

Otto Reuchlinweg 996, 3072 MD Rotterdam

Date(s) & Time(s):
7 - 11 October 2020

Films by various filmmakers

Regular: €10,50
Club Fountainhead members: €7,50
Students / CJP:  €7,50
LantarenVenster strip card: accepted
Cineville: accepted
AFFR Festival pass: €87,50
Opening night: €13,50

Event type:
Film Festival

Ticket prices listed here are subject to change at the discretion of the AFFR organisers. You can find the official festival programme and general information on the AFFR website


Location: LantarenVenster



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